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  • An experience like no other: SOMS 2017

    “I really didn’t know how to feel when I was told that I would be an Airman sponsor for the Special Olympics,” expressed Airman Basic Tyshon Singletary, 335th Training Squadron student. “We really didn’t know what to expect. All we knew at the time was that we were losing out on time for ourselves.”
  • What's in a name: Welch Auditorium

    Tech. Sgt. E.J. Welch, Jr. enlisted in the Mississippi National Guard, Oct. 3, 1955, and was honorably discharged from the National Guard, Dec. 19, 1956. The following day, he enlisted in the United States Air Force.
  • What's in a name: Wall Studio

    George Michael WallFirst Lieutenant, USAF, 1944-1970First Lt. George Michael Wall, a native of Houston, Miss., and a graduate of Miss. State University, entered the United States Air Force Oct. 2, 1967. He received his commission Dec. 22, 1967.Wall entered pilot training at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, and received his wings upon completion of
  • Driven by goals: Airman makes childhood dream a reality

    Each member of the U.S. military joins for different reasons whether patriotic, for education benefits, to travel or provide a better life for their family members; regardless of why they joined their life changes as they transition from civilian to Airman. To pursue her dream of serving in the U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Vera Povetina had to
  • No man is an island

    African American History Month is a time to celebrate influential African Americans who have made a positive impact on United States history. This month exemplifies the country’s desire to celebrate and appreciate its diverse heritage. This attitude of reflection and an appreciation of history has made Senior Airman Martin Githui, 81st Contracting
  • Keeping the military flowing

    Airmen across  the Air Force strive to make the mission flow smoothly, at the same time the Keesler Blood Donor Center staff is working hard  to keep their blood supply  flowing.The more than 15 Keesler Blood Donor Center personnel help keep the military blood supply flowing by collecting and sending donations to the Keesler Medical Center and
  • Moulage team brings art to crime scenes

    As a group of volunteers gather in a room on Keesler Air Force Base to learn the art of moulage, the scene looks like a horror movie set rather than an art class. The first workshop brought in 10 active duty and civilian volunteers from six squadrons and one health clinic. The students learned how to create complex injuries and simple cuts in the
  • Keesler counselors help families overcome under stress

    The Families OverComing Under Stress, better known as FOCUS, is a program aimed at providing resiliency training for military couples and families. Whether a couple or family is dealing with lifestyle transitions, deployments or relationship difficulties, FOCUS facilitators strive to teach skills to families that will help their communication flow
  • Remembering MLK Jr.

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebrates the life and legacy of a man who played a key part in many well-known civil rights movements in the 1950s and 1960s and affected generations of people since he began his work. He brought hope and healing to the U.S. and radiated the values of courage, truth, justice, love and compassion in a time where people
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